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Roanoke, Virginia
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Budget hotel with small but serviceable clean rooms and an excellent location just steps from Colonial Williamsburg and Merchant Square. Generally friendly staff. Rooms open to exterior; parking "drive up" at many rooms; stairs to second level (make requests if you need accommodations). Outdoor pool only; seasonal hotel closed some portions of the year. Free breakfast is fine but often...

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Arbutus, Maryland
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Both of my children received bed bug bites. The hotel confirmed the room had bed bugs. Pay a bit extra for the woodlands. The cost wasn't terrible. You get what you pay for. The shuttle was a nice feature.

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kwagner6127, General Manager at Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg, responded to this review

Thank you jessicahandley4, be assured this isolated incident has been taken very seriously by the staff and management of the Governor’s Inn. Our guests, past and future, should not be alarmed as there is no bed bug issue at the Governor’s Inn. Professional examinations occur routinely to ensure the highest level of pest control. We apologize, greatly, for the inconvenience...

Toledo, Ohio
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is just a stones throw from Colonial Williamsburg and College of William and Mary and a little shopping and dining area in between the two. Basically quiet area although there is an occasional Amtrak train nearby. Clean, pool and a popular breakfast although I did not partake. Definitely a bargain and good choice.

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This hotel was a great value and location. It's a part of the colonial Williamsburg hotel list which gives you special perks such as discounts to colonial attractions. The hotel staff was very friendly, the breakfast was continental but offered many different options, and the room was basic, but decent. One of the comforters had some type of stain on...

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stayed overnight this past Sunday and was very pleased with our stay. Our room was clean and the sleep was very peaceful. There are no elevators to get to the second floor.(At least I didn't see any). We had to walk up stairs to get to our room so make sure you request accommodations if you cant walk the...

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1Thank Kimberly P
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Williamsburg in June for our first visit with our six year old son. I was hesitant at first due to the pictures I saw on other websites. After I read more reviews we decided to give it a try. For the price and location you can't beat this deal. This is the closest hotel to downtown Williamsburg. We...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This seems to be mainly a family place so it's full of families and noisy kids and may not be so nice for solo travellers and couples. My room was pretty noisy ie I could hear the people next door talking and coughing. Luckily I always bring ear plugs just in case. It is just a short 10 minute walk...

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1Thank Carl C
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed here for one night, the check in staff was quick and easy, no major hassles. However, they must be remodeling or having issues with somethings because the power flickered and air conditioning struggled. Parking is weird and you'll be lucky to find something close to your room. Walls are like paper because you can hear...

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East Setauket, New York
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

You're right in the heart of colonial Williamsburg! It's clean, the staff is very friendly, a continental breakfast, discount's on the area attractions, and you're right there where all the action is, all at moderate price. What more could you possibly ask for? We had to leave earlier than we had planned for, due to a business obligation, but we...

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Mays Landing, NJ
Reviewed 30 August 2016

I originally contacted what I was told was the office in charge of the official Colonial Williamsburg hotels about my stay, but it's been nearly two months and I've yet to get a response, so I'll offer more public feedback. We stayed for 3 nights. I called the hotel ahead of time and told them my mother and I would...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An official Colonial Williamsburg Hotel, the Governor's Inn is a low-rise motor inn located in the heart of Williamsburg, just 3 blocks from the restored area, Merchant's Square shopping district, the College of William & Mary, and a short ride from Revolutionary City. It offers comfortable, economy accommodations and features an outdoor family-style pool, complimentary continental breakfast, free Wi-Fi, a business center, and discounted admission tickets to programs and events in the historic area. Guests at the Governor's Inn have access to unlimited use of our shuttle buses which run at regularly scheduled intervals from the Visitors Center (near the Woodlands Hotel & Suites) and operate throughout the historic area. Travel info: easy access to I-64; 20 minutes to Williamsburg/Newport News International airport; 5 minutes to Amtrak train station ... more   less 

Additional Information about Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg

Address: 506 North Henry Street, PO Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Region: United States > Virginia > Williamsburg
Price Range: $88 - $144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Governor's Inn - Colonial Williamsburg 2*
Number of rooms: 200
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Governors Hotel Williamsburg
Governor Inn Williamsburg
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“Ask for room opposite the parking lot”
 of 5 bubbles Beach_L0ver33, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Go someplace else”
 of 5 bubbles jessicahandley4, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Overall, the hotel seemed very quiet....”
 of 5 bubbles ninny5, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Stay on first floor if you have physical issues or you are using stairs and might have to do some walking to get to your room.”
 of 5 bubbles H8964CTmichaeld, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We were up away from the car park but all seemed pretty darned quiet”
 of 5 bubbles NanAnnMann, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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